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Transcription of tRNA

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tRNA (Transfer RNA) is a small RNA (Ribonucleic Acid) chain (74-93 nucleotides) that transfers a specific amino acid to a growing polypeptide chain at the ribosomal site of protein synthesis during translation. It has a site for amino acid attachment and a three-base region called the anticodon that recognizes the corresponding three-base codon region on mRNA via complementary base pairing. Each type of tRNA molecule can be attached to only one type of amino acid, but because the genetic code is degenerate - that is, it contains multiple codons that specify the same amino acid - multiple types of tRNA molecules bearing different anticodons may carry the same amino acid. tRNA has primary structure (the order of nucleotides from 5 [...]


1.Translation and Transcription: the Dual Functionality of LysRS in Mast Cells.
Yannay-Cohen N, Razin E.
Mol Cells. 2006 Oct 31;22(2):127-32.
2.Elevated levels of two tRNA species bypass the requirement for elongator complex in transcription and exocytosis.
Esberg A, Huang B, Johansson MJ, Bystrom AS.
Mol Cell. 2006 Oct 6;24(1):139-48.
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